How to Invest in Whiskey

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Whisky Advocate, a magazine that covers the industry, keeps a value-based index of 100 rare, collectible whiskies through the world’s commercial auction houses, a tally the magazine has kept since 2010. For the past four quarters, the index’s growth rate has ranged from 5.9% to 6.8%, says Jonny McCormick, a long-time whisky writer for the publication. Unlike […]

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Irish whiskey’s is the world’s fastest growing spirit category with sales having increased by 11.2% in 2016 (and 17.6% in the US).

Exports and growth

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Irish whiskey’s is the world’s fastest growing spirit category with sales having increased by 11.2% in 2016 (and 17.6% in the US). In total 8.7 million 9-litre cases were sold in 2016, meaning more that 100 millions bottles of Irish whiskey were sold in 2016. Irish whiskey exports were worth €505 million in 2016, accounting […]

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That translates to “water of life,” and it’s becoming more and more evident that there is still plenty of life in the Irish whiskey industry.

The boom is back for Irish whiskey

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The Gaelic name for whiskey is “Uisce beatha.” That translates to “water of life,” and it’s becoming more and more evident that there is still plenty of life in the Irish whiskey industry. Irish whiskey is booming right now, with new whiskey distilleries popping up all over Ireland. According to the Distilled Spirits Council, gross […]

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Irish whiskey boom

Irish whiskey boom

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Irish whiskey is currently having a boom. A big one at that. It’s now the fastest growing spirit in the world, with sales rising 131% over the past decade. Dotted across Ireland, there were just four working distilleries five years ago while today there are 16 and a further 15 have approved planning permission. For […]

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Whiskey facility planned

Whiskey facility planned

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A site near a village in Westmeath, and close to the border with Longford, could end up storing up to a third of Irish whiskey stocks in the future. The Sunday Business Post is reporting an international consortium wants to develop a €135 million whiskey storage facility at Moyvore to take advantage of the boom […]

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